Sky News presenter Kay Burley off air for six months after admitting breaking Covid rules

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  • December 10, 2020
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ay Burley has agreed to stay off Sky News for six months after admitting breaking Covid-19 safety rules, it has been announced.

The TV host, 59, who presented a daily breakfast show on Sky News, was facing an internal inquiry for what she described as “an error of judgment”.

Burley said she was celebrating her 60th birthday at a “Covid-compliant” restaurant on Saturday and afterwards “popped into another” venue to use the bathroom.

The gathering was reportedly in London, which is under Tier 2 restrictions.